Do kids get yeast infections?
YES!!! I have a 5 yr old daughter that gets chronic yeast infections, sometimes so bad to the point of the skin tearing and bleeding and not being able to urinate. We have seen doctors about it and while we are trying different treatments, the problem persists. If anyone else out there has any suggestions, I would love to hear them.
Yeast is naturally occurring in the body, certain conditions will increase yeast growth. For example warm moist conditions encourage yeast growth so things like wearing tight synthetic clothing can lead to yeast infections, changes in vaginal pH such as by using soaps to wash with will increase risk of yeast infections, also high sugar diet can lead to yeast infections too.
A man that has a yeast infections may experience burning, itching or a rash around the penis. Yeast infections are not considered STD's , Never the less unprotected sex may mean a pardner can catch it as well. Yeast infections can be caused by a course of antibiotics that kills off the friendly flora in the gut. When that happens, candida albican can form, the infection that is responsible for yeast infections. Yeast infections treated…
There are various ways in which yeast infections can be treated, depending on what has triggered the infection. Often times yeast infections are caused by fungus which can live anywhere, including in some of our body parts. With poor hygiene, health issues, and improper wiping, women can easily get yeast infections. Fluconazole is so far the most effective treatment to kill the bacteria causing the infections.
I dont know of any connection between L-argentine and yeast infections. Yeast infections are usually caused by irritation or sexually transmitted back and forth between partners, or if you are using condoms with nonoxynol-9, they are know to cause yeast infections, so try using a condom that doesn't have a spermicidal lubricant.
When men experience yeast infections, such as "athlete's foot" or intertriginous yeast infections of the skin, common treatments include clotrimazole (e.g. Lotrimin) or tolnaftate (e.g. Tinactin), for instance. For certain types of yeast infections (e.g. oral thrush), physicians may prescribe medications such as Nystatin or others. The above answer is correct but it is also applicable to women who are suffering from yeast infection. The treatment is similar to both, men and women.
Yeast infections can be caused by not changing underwear, tampons, or pads, so always make sure to change them regularly. Another way to prevent yeast infections, this method is sort of controversial, is to eat yogurt regularly, there is limited research that yogurt prevents yeast infections, but it is definitely worth a try.